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Americanization

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act or process of Americanizing, or of being Americanized.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The process of Americanizing.

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  • noun Alternative spelling of Americanisation.

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  • noun assimilation into American culture

Etymologies

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Americanize +‎ -ation

Examples

  • The Philippines has "a unique combination of Eastern, attentive hospitality and attitude of care and compassion mixed with what I call Americanization," said Aparup Sengupta, chief executive of Aegis Global, an outsourcing firm based in Mumbai, India, that acquired Manila-based People Support in 2008 and now employs nearly 13,000 Filipinos.

    NYT > Home Page

  • But the process of Americanization is going on all the same.

    Boys' Weeklies

  • Susan Hvistendahl: Amy, I am pretty sure that "Eskina" is an Americanization of the Spanish word ...

    Locally Grown

  • Susan Hvistendahl: Amy, I am pretty sure that "Eskina" is an Americanization of the Spanish word ...

    Locally Grown

  • (TR was the first to use the word Americanization, applied to immigrants.)

    Matthew Yglesias » Sleep Deprivation

  • The majority of these institutions are in the United States, as befitting the so-called Americanization of the Holocaust.

    The Lampshade

  • Latent in much of this discussion is what I would call the Americanization read: personalization of religion.

    Without Fear And Trembling

  • This, however, led to the so-called Americanization of the community, and the female students who married in the United States usually remained there with their husbands.

    Caribbean Islands and the Guianas.

  • Symbolic of the partial nature of their Americanization was their attire, which combined American with Chinese elements (fig. 9.12).

    The Romance of China: Excursions to China in U.S. Culture: 1776-1876

  • I loved “The Shadow of Your Smile,” and also “Emily” which Johnny had already written for a James Garner—Julie Andrews comedy called The Americanization of Emily, so I enlisted him as my overall musical director on the album.

    The Good Life

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